Dancing New Year's Eve CT was absolutely incredible. A mix of West Coast Swing, Hustle and Salsa in one ballroom kept everyone dancing through the New Year - Happy New Year 2013!!
See all the Dancing New Year's Eve CT Pictures
Our group dinner at Swingin New England was just part of the fun.
Renee & Andy draw each other randomly in the Newcomer Jack & Jill at Swingin New England.
We hope you enjoy your Halloween!
Dancing isn't that scary.
Try it next week.
It's not every day that two legends of different dance worlds come together. But Kat Wildish, renown ballet teacher at the Ailey Extension program; and John Festa, WCS DJ Legend shared their first dance at the Platinum Party on Fri, Oct 19, 2012. It was a sweet birthday moment for Anna.
Swing Niagara totally rocked, especially for Anna (1st Place Open Hustle, 1st Place All-Start Strictly WCS, 3rd Place Int Jack & Jill (which qualifies her to move into the Advanced division)).
Swing Niagara review/placements.
Pictures of Swing Niagara.
The opening night cast party!
We had a great 1st performance and it got better from there.
The West Coast Swing & Hustle final pose in the Performing In NY Showcase at the Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York on Sat, Aug 25, 2012.
The West Coast Swing and Hustle Showcase performers on the date of their performance.
See the backstage photos.
22 of our dancers finish their last rehearsal before performing at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.
See their pictures.
It was all hugs and blue lights at Swing Fling 2012.
Josh & Lura in their 1st place dance at NY Swing Congress / Big Apple on July 21, 2012.
Erik & Anna, other dancers and friends attended the NY Philharmonic's free concert in Central Park on July 13, 2012.
Erik & Anna demonstrate West Coast Swing on the rim of the Grand Canyon on June 30, 2012.
Our SwingShoes Group came together for another fun event. Liberty Swing was a great combination of serious competitions, great social dancing and a fun group dinner.
Disco America was an exellent Hustle event, full of social dancing & competitions.
I had a great time at my own West Coast Swing birthday party on Thurs, June 7. Special shout out to Jane who also shared her birthday with me!
Our West Coast Swing workshops at Shoreline Swing in Niantic, CT on Sat, May 19 resulted in a great party night!
Josephine & Steve have a great dance at the Platinum Party in New York, NY on May 18, 2012.
Our Swingin Into Spring group was incredible. We had 44 people in our group and had numerous placements in almost all divisions. We had a special "Tic-Tac-Toe" in the Newcomer division (3 placements in a row: 2nd, 3rd, 4th place).
See our Group Results
Andrew and Kim have a fun West Coast Swing dance on April 26, 2012 at Dance Dimensions in Norwalk, CT
Boston Tea Party was a sea of Orange (our group color). We had over 35 people in our group. Shot-glass toasts, group dinner, and Cheer Team made this one of the memorable events. See the pictures!
Ligia and Mark show off their dance at West Coast Swing night in Norwalk, CT on Thurs, March 8, 2012.
MADjam was a great event for West Coast Swing and Hustle. We had 12 people who made the trip to Reston, VA (but only 4 made it into the picture). Here is my review and our group placements.
Pictures of MADjam's Showcase and Classic division can be seen here.
Our West Coast Swing Advanced Class did an impressive job with our February routine. A little bit of hard work and a good song can make your night an outstanding life-time experience.
The Platinum Party brought out people from both the West Coast Swing and Hustle world on Feb 17, 2012. We also had a few people from the West Coast Swing workshops at The Ailey Extension earlier this month.
We have over 40 people consistantly coming to West Coast Swing night in Norwalk, CT. It's a good time, every time! Here's Megan and Harold enjoy a fun West Coast Swing dance on Thurs, Feb 16.
For the first time, West Coast Swing was taught at The Ailey Extension on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 in New York, NY. We were honored to be invited to teach at this amazing and historic dance facility. Teaching at the Ailey Extension was a direct result of our student Showcase in August 2011. (photo by Zach Held)
Wes & Mary Carrajat had a great time as DJs for The Connecticut Dancing New Year's Eve on Sat, Dec 31, 2011 in Stamford, CT. We were sold out for dinner and had a room of Salsa and a room of Hustle/West Coast Swing. It was a great way to start 2012!!